Armenian

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Etymology

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From Old Armenian նոր (nor).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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նոր (nor) (superlative ամենանոր)

  1. new; fresh
    նոր գիրքnor girkʻnew book
    նոր մեքենաnor mekʻenanew car

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Adverb

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նոր (nor)

  1. just, just now; not long ago, recently
    ես իրեն նոր տեսաes iren nor tesaI just saw him
    նրանք նոր գնացինnrankʻ nor gnacʻinthey just left

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Conjunction

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նոր (nor)

  1. (colloquial) then

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Old Armenian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *nowr̥ós, from *newr̥ós, from *néwos. Closest cognates are Ancient Greek νεαρός (nearós, young) and Latin noverca (stepmother, new mother).

Adjective

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նոր (nor)

  1. new, fresh, young
    նոր ոմն Ղեւոնդիոսnor omn Łewondioslike a second Leontius
    ամիս նորոցamis norocʻthe month of first fruits
  2. novel, recent, modern
    ի նորումն/նորումսi norumn/norumsat present; under the new dispensation, according to the Christian law; now, in the present age
  3. strange, extraordinary, curious
    նոր ինչnor inčʻcuriosity
  4. inexperienced, unpracticed, new, raw

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նոր (nor)

  1. newly, lately, freshly, recently
    նոր նորոգող բնութեան մերոյnor norogoł bnutʻean meroythe Renewer of our nature

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Descendants

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  • Armenian: նոր (nor)

References

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  • Gočanean, Pōġos (2011) Dasakan grabari gorcnakan kʻerakanutʻiwn [Practical Grammar of Classical Old Armenian]‎[1] (in Armenian), Vienna and Yerevan: Mekhitarist Press, page 65
  • Petrosean, Matatʻeay (1879) “նոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʻ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʻean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “նոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʻ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1971–1979) “նոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press